FCC Technical Advisory Process Workshop on the Open Internet

Federal Communications Commission
December 8, 2009
10 am

The Federal Communications Commission announced that the Chief of the FCC's Office of Engineering & Technology (OET) has established a Technical Advisory Process to ensure that decisions in the Commission's proceeding on the open Internet reflect a thorough understanding of current technology and future technology trends.

The Technical Advisory Process will include a workshop on December 8, 2009 starting at 10 a.m. in the Commission meeting room, which will be open to the public and live streamed via the Internet. The workshop will consist of tutorial presentations by experts on network management practices for various Internet access service delivery platforms, followed by questions from the Commission's technical working group and members of the public.

Julius Knapp, Chief, Office of Engineering & Technology
Ruth Milkman, Chief, Wireless Telecommunications Bureau
Sharon Gillett, Chief, Wireline Competition Bureau
Stagg Newman, Chief Technologist, National Broadband Taskforce
Jon Peha, Chief Technologist, FCC
Walter Johnston, Chief, Electromagnetic Compatibility Division/OET


10:00 a.m. Workshop/Panel Introduction
Julius Knapp, FCC, Moderator

10:05 a.m. Traffic Management and the Open Internet
Scott Jordan, University of California, Irvine

10:50 a.m. Network Management in the Internet
kc claffy, University of California, San Diego

11:35 a.m. Routing and Network Operation
Paul Sanchirico, Cisco

1:30 p.m. Cable Network Management
Paul Liao, CableLabs

2:15 p.m. Wireline Network Management
Bill Smith, AT&T

3:00 p.m. Wireless Network Management
Tom Sawanobori, Verizon

3:45 p.m. Network Management for Applications and Services
Jonathan Rosenberg, Skype

4:30 p.m. Closing Remarks

For additional information about the workshop, please contact Walter Johnson at (202) 418-0807 or by email at [email protected], or Jon Peha at (202) 418-2406 or by email at [email protected]